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Hello, I have an Epiphone Wilshire that I bought from a guy over 20 years ago and I'm thinking about selling because I'm really an acoustic guy. I'm trying to find out some information about it, particularly what year it is. I've attached a photo with the serial number on it. I put a new bridge on it a few years ago and the grover tuners came with it but the previous owner must have done that. Any information about this guitar would be appreciated. Thanks

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                  Click..........    Price Guide

Wilshire

  • Model SB432
  • 1959-1970

Body:

  • Mahogany body
  • 1.75" deep Symmetrical body with squared edges (1959-1962)
  • 1.375" deep Asymmetrical body with rounded edges (1963-1970)

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays
  • Open-book style with 3x3 tuners and pealoid logo (1959-1962)
  • Batwing headstock 6-in-a-row with gold silkscreen logo (1963-1970)
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Electronics:

  • Soapbar P-90 pickups (1959-1962)
  • Mini humbuckers (1963-1970)
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way selector switch

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • ABR-1 Tune-o-matic bridge 
  • Symmetrical pickguard (1959-1962)
  • Asymmetrical pickguard (1963-1970)
  • Stopbar tailpiece (1959-1970)
  • Optional Maestro Vibrato (1959-1965)

Colors:

  • Ebony
  • Cherry
  • Sunburst
  • Red Fox
  • Iverness Green
  • White

1960 Epiphone Wilshire1959-1962 Epiphone Wilshire

1963 Epiphone Wilshire1963 Epiphone Wilshire

1963 Epiphone Wilshire1965 Epiphone Wilshire with Maestro Vibrato

1963 Epiphone Wilshire1965 Epiphone Wilshire Red Fox finish

Edited by mihcmac

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